104 minutes

After a model soldier is given up for dead in Afghanistan, his ne'er-do-well brother stands up to support the brother's grieving family. Intense blue-ribbon melodrama remaking faithfully a Danish original that never really becomes what it wants to be and is at its better in the family scenes.

Lionsgate and Relativity Media present a Sighvatsson Films/Relativity Media/Michael de Luca Productions production.
Starring Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman; Sam Shepard, Bailee Madison, Taylor Geare, Patrick Flueger, Clifton Collins Jr., Carey Mulligan, Omid Ablahi, Ethan Suplee; and Mare Winningham.
Directed by Jim Sheridan; produced by Ryan Kavanaugh, Sigurjon Sighvatsson, Michael de Luca; screenplay by David Benioff, based on the film Brothers directed by Susanne Bier and written by Ms. Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen; music by Thomas Newman; director of photography (Deluxe processing, Technicolor prints, widescreen), Frederick Elmes; production designer, Tony Fanning; costume designer, Durinda Wood; film editor, Jay Cassidy.
Screened: distributor advance press screening, UCI El Corte Inglés 12 (Lisbon), August 13th 2010. 


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